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UPDATE: RENWARD WELLS ISSUE

UPDATE: Despite The Tribune being told by a trusted source that Renward Wells would resign today, he has not resigned, nor did he address the issue in the House of Assembly.

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Naturalisation backed for children born in the Bahamas to Haitians

OPPOSITION Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs Hubert Chipman is a “firm believer” in naturalising children born in the Bahamas to Haitian parents with the St Annes MP telling Haitian President Michel Martelly yesterday that the issue is something the Free National Movement would have to address if it is returned to power.

Security forces: Why were we left out of pay deal?

THE country’s security forces yesterday questioned why they were excluded from the latest industrial agreement between the government and the Bahamas Public Service Union.

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Cuban flown to Bahamas as abuse trial resumes

PROCEEDINGS to determine whether Cuban detainees were abused while held at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre last year reconvened yesterday, but were adjourned because officials are trying to track down the whereabouts of a third witness.

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Triple murder suspect on bail shot by police during chase

A MAN on bail for a triple murder was shot Monday after opening fire on police officers who were attempting to arrest him on Cowpen Road.

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Martelly laments loss of lives of Haitian immigrants

HAITIAN President Michel Martelly yesterday lamented the loss of lives of his countrymen who try to make the treacherous journey to the Bahamas in search of a better life.

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Next generation learning about nation's ecology

ECO CAMPERS from throughout the Bahamas recently returned home after participating in an exciting week-long camp for students aged 13–16, where they learned about the ecology and culture of Andros, and the importance of conserving natural resources.

Humane Society offers free vaccine for dog distemper

THE Bahamas Humane Society is offering a free distemper vaccine for dogs today at the Thelma Gibson Primary School for those who cannot afford to get the vital medication for their canines.

Commitment to historical sites on Ragged Island

THE Ragged Island Development Association in Grand Bahama is committed to the development and restoration of historical sites on Ragged Island, the smallest inhabited island in the Bahamas.